Ghana President & Delegates from the Late Paapa Yankson’s team
The late highlife legend, Paapa Yankson died after a short illness on July 21, 2017, and since then he has been receiving mammoth of tributes from all and sundry, but one key figure to send his own tribute is the President of Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The latter in his words, described Paapa as a pillar of the Ghanaian music industry and an icon who served Ghana very well.
The President in expressing his condolences to the wife and family as well assured the delegation of the state’s support in the funeral to ensure that Paapa Yankson receives the fitting funeral he deserves. He indicated that the funeral should be held at the forecourt of the State House.
The final funeral rites are scheduled for October 21 and 22, 2017.